Our letters are not for your leash

I agree… Our letters are not for your leash!!!! Let us stand together. up, stand out, stand boldly, STAND PROUD!!!

Posted in Student Affairs

Today my heart is heavy…

Michael Brown Protest

Life has been busy; thus it has been a while since I wrote a blog post.  But today I woke up with the need to share… Today my heart is heavy…  As I watched the reactions of people, those I

Posted in Injustice, Social Justice

Thoughts Transform: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

So this morning I read a thought piece about a meme (image for the less trendy) of a plus-sized woman that is circling social media. The article caused me to do some personal reflection; have I been one of those

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Thoughts Transform: setting a caged bird free!

Caged Bird Poem excerpt

Are you a caged bird without a cage? The other day I read a blog post that got me to thinking… transformative thinking.  It featured a sensational discussion of differing perspectives regarding an image on Instagram, a social media site. 

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Today’s Thanks: appreciating a Teacher’s tough love!

Praise the bridge that carried you over

I have long since learned that most people like, dare I say love, to be appreciated.  Sometimes a simple “thank you” will suffice while other times a bigger gesture is needed.  Today I put the fingers to the keys to

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Thoughts Transform: Let Your Faith Shine

Let your faith shine through!

Today, in the spirit of #ThoughtfulThursday, I bring you the first of many posts on thoughts that may transform your outlook or enjoyment of life. Last week Maya Angelou, one of my all time favorite activists and poets, was called

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation, Thoughts

Today’s Words of Wisdom: Word’s Matter…


I have not posted for what feels like ages as my life has been non-stop chaos.  However, today there is a message in my spirit that I must share.  I receive daily inspirational words from a friend.  Today’s message on

Posted in Faith, Inspiration and Motivation

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#WednesdayWisdom: Past pain can become the filter through which we see everything in our lives. And this is why gratefulness is necessary to get free from hurt. There is always something to be grateful for; even in the midst of our deepest sorrow. @NonaNotNora writes about this in her book Success from the Inside Out. Pre-order your copy today! #SuccessBeginsWithin #NonaJones #GreatReads #GoodReads #wedspiration
Good times with great people while doing a little philanthropy at the annual @apalachinalumnaedst “Harlem Renaissance” Scholarship Gala this weekend. • • • The solo shots. Also got to flex my creative muscle with the homemade period-styled flapper headband. What do you think? • • • #DST1913 #HolidaySeason #Service #HarlemRenaissance #MyBlackIsBeautiful #Selfie
Lookin’ like a real life snow globe...I’m up to my calves in snow. Winter wonderland came to Binghamton today. Florida, I heard you want me back? #Brrrrcats #SnowDay #ItsColdOutside #WinterWonderland
And on the first day of #Advent the Lord gifts us— Hope. “When the world says give-up, Hope whispers try one more time” ... and God reminds, “the steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” —Lamentation 3:22-23 #Hope #Bibleverse #QOTD #Faith #HelloDecember #ChristmasSeason
#ICYMI: FS(ucker)U = #GatorBait; nothing new. #GoGators #ItsGreatUF #GatorNation
Tis the season for gratitude. Today, and everyday, i’m thankful for God’s lessons, unfailingly love and continued grace in the lives of all whom I love. #Thankful
They’re Back! Allow me to reintroduce ... Meet Ukombozi X (Redemption 10), Pi Eta Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc - Fall 2019 at Binghamton University. So proud of these ladies. All of my love! 1. Sentimental 1 - @hanna_hyppo 2. Sista Soulja - @thegraceperiod_ 3. R3finED - @fluer__blanche 4. 4titude - @blessed_baaba 5. Say Less - @bktwix 6. Analyst - @nmshayway 7. Class Act - @missmayah_ 8. Money Bags - @itsadunniade 9. Divine 9 - @_enimsay 10. Explosive - @zarayli #PiEtaDST #PiEtaNoneGreater #DST1913 #ProbateSzn #BinghamtonU
The Lost Files: Congratulations on a successful Mr. Burgundy & Grey Pageant, @lta_epsilonomicron! I thoroughly enjoyed serving as judge. You all continue to make me a proud Advisor! #Latergram #SApro
The Lost Files: Congratulations on 50 years, @lasu_1969! Team MRC and I thoroughly enjoyed attending and supporting your Golden Jubilee Anniversary Banquet. #FlashbackFriday #FBF #WeAreBinghamton #ForTheCulture #LaterGram
The lost files: #BMCatCBC Black Millennial Mixer 2019. Such a good time with great people. ••• Happy Birthday @suezette! Thanks for being an amazing mentor, role model and friend to so many Black folx, especially us in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion space.
Congratulations to the newest Binghamton City Councilwomen, my soror Dr. Angela Riley and Aviva Friedman! #WomenLead #BlackWomenLead #RunAsYouAre #Election2019 #Extremist
Yesterday we stood in solidarity with Black people all over the US; honoring our historical victories as well as the Black lives we’ve lost in the struggle — especially Black Femme and Trans folx. Today we cast our vote to continue on the road to a bigger, better and brighter future because our #Vote is our voice and #everyvotematters. #ElectionDay #Election2019 #EveryVoteCounts #WeAreBinghamton #BinghamtonU